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Key Statutory Developments in Business Law

by CEB – Continuing Education of the Bar
 

CEB has reviewed the new legislation to bring you NewsFlash, a concise outline of the key statutory changes for California attorneys. Here are a few key developments:

CLARIFICATION ON CREDITORS AND TIME-BARRED DEBT

There’s new clarification on what a debt collector can and must do regarding the 4-year limitations period on a debt collection action. Debt collectors must state that the law limits how long a debtor may be sued on a debt in the first….READ MORE

A CRIMINAL PAST SHOULDN’T CONTINUE TO HAUNT YOU

Existing law authorizes a professional licensing board to deny, suspend, or revoke a license or take disciplinary action against an applicant or licensee based on his or her conviction of certain crimes. Soon those actions can be taken only if the conviction is within the preceding 7 years… READ MORE

CONTRACTOR REPORTING REQUIREMENTS EXPANDED Existing law requires a contractor to report to the registrar of the Contractors’ State License Board within 90 days of being convicted of a felony or any other crime substantially related to the qualifications, functions, and duties of a licensed contractor….READ MORE